Travis Scott Attempted To Escape The Astroworld Controversy This Week By Spending Some Time On The Golf Course
TMZ spotted Scott alongside Michael Jordan, Mark Wahlberg, Said Taghmaoui, Kris Jenner’s boyfriend Corey Gamble in Palms Springs. The golf course was attached to a gated community.
The Cactus Jack line of Nikes, which often pairs Scott and MJ, is on hold. Sneaker collectors across the country who were hoping to secure Travis Scott’s Nike Air Max 1 will have to wait as the brand has decided to postpone the shoe launch.
I am saddened to learn of Ezra’s death this evening. Our city tonight prays for his mom, dad, grandparents, other family members and classmates at this time. They will need all of our support in the months and years to come. May God give them strength. RIP Ezra. st #AstroWorld pic.twitter.com/Ankq7FMa3l
— Sylvester Turner (@SylvesterTurner) November 15, 2021
“Out of respect for everyone impacted by the tragic events at the Astroworld Festival, we are postponing the launch of the Air Max 1 x Cactus Jack,” the message reads on the SNKRS app.
Yesterday, 9-year-old Ezra Blount became the latest casualty of the Astroworld Festival crowd surge. Blount was in a medically induced coma after the festival on Nov. 5. He died on Sunday, the USA Today reports. Blount had brain, liver, and kidney trauma.
Nike puts a pause on Travis Scott’s Air Max 1 x Cactus Jack sneaker releases. pic.twitter.com/Drzy7Iqv8K
— No Jumper (@nojumper) November 15, 2021
“I am saddened to learn of Ezra’s death this evening,” Houston’s Mayor Sylvester Turner wrote. “Our city tonight prays for his mom, dad, grandparents, other family members and classmates at this time. They will need all of our support in the months and years to come. May God give them strength.”
Ezra’s father, Treston Blount, arrived “from out of town” to attend the concert and spend time with his son, Bernon Blount, Ezra’s grandmother confirmed.
Travis Scott spotted yesterday with Michael Jordan and Mark Wahlberg. pic.twitter.com/Q9OIXMIQVe
— hy (@TheMindOfHY) November 24, 2021
“They were expecting to come and have a good time with each other, bond as father and son, and it turned into a tragic event because of the negligence of others,” Bernon Blount told the AP.